Silver Shadow Stakes 2019

Saturday August 24, 2019

Ladbrokes Tip: The Silver Shadow Stakes is a good Golden Rose lead-up for fillies

The Group 2 Silver Shadow Stakes is a 1200m sprint showdown for three-year-old fillies run at Royal Randwick Racecourse in August each Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The race is run at set weights plus penalties and offers $200,000 in total prize money and was upgraded from a Group 3 race in 2013.

It is contested on Winx Stakes Day and is the key support act on the card along with the meeting’s namesake race, the recently upgraded Group 1 Winx Stakes (1400m) for weight-for-age gallopers that was previously known as the Warwick Stakes. The fillies contesting the Silver Shadow Stakes are usually heading towards a run against the boys in the coveted Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) run at Rosehill Gardens the following month.

In 2015 Speak Fondly won the Silver Shadow Stakes before a second in the Golden Rose to Exosphere two runs later. The Silver Shadow Stakes form also held-up in 2017 when the winner Omei Sword finished second to Astern in that year’s Golden Rose Stakes results.

The Silver Shadow Stakes is also the opening leg of the Princess Series of races during the spring for three-year-old fillies.

The second leg is the Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) at Randwick a fortnight later followed by the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m) and finally the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) in early October.

Speak Fondly achieved the Silver Shadow Stakes – Furious Stakes double and also won the Flight Stakes in 2015 after her Golden Rose second. Other recent winners of the Silver Shadow Stakes – Flight Stakes double include Samantha Miss (2008) and Ha Ha (2001).

In 2018 the Silver Shadow Stakes winner Fiesta went on to run second in both the Tea Rose Stakes and the Flight Stakes.

The latest edition of the Silver Shadow Stakes ran on Saturday August 24, 2019 and saw the hot favourite Libertini win in near track record time.

Silver Shadow Stakes 2019 Results

The official 2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Results & Finishing Order will be provided below once the race is run and won on Saturday August 24, 2019 as part of the Winx Stakes Day race card.

  • 1st: #3 Libertini
  • 2nd: #2 Flit
  • 3rd: #5 Let It Pour

The returning Anthony Cummings-trained hype filly Libertini raced into potential $14 million The Everest calculations with her brilliant win for the punters as the odds-on favourite in the Silver Shadow Stakes 2019 results.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 3 LIBERTINI Anthony Cummings Tommy Berry 2 55kg $1.50F
2 2 FLIT James Cummings Hugh Bowman 2.3L 7 56kg $8
3 5 LET IT POUR Bjorn Baker Brenton Avdulla 2.4L 4 55kg $13
4 4 VILLAMI Gerald Ryan Tim Clark 2.6L 3 55kg $17
5 1 TENLEY James Cummings James McDonald 5.6L 5 57kg $8.50
6 8 PRETTY BRAZEN Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 8.9L 1 55kg $14
7 9 STEEL DIAMOND Rick Worthington Jason Collett 11.9L 6 55kg $19
10 MISTRESS MOUSE Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Jay Ford 0
7 CATWALK Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 0
6 LUCICELLO Chris Waller Glyn Schofield 0

Silver Shadow Stakes Race Info

  • Date: Saturday August 24, 2019
  • Track: Royal Randwick Racecourse
  • Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: 3YO Fillies – Set Weights + Penalties
  • Status: Group 2
  • Prize Money: $200,000
  • First Run: 1980

Silver Shadow Stakes Field

Many that graduate in the autumn’s Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) contest the Silver Shadow Stakes including in 2015 when the Silver Shadow winner Speak Fondly improved on her 11th in the world’s richest race for two-year-olds back in March that year. Lake Geneva meanwhile ran third in both the 2015 Golden Slipper Stakes and the Silver Shadow Stakes.The Silver Shadow Stakes field attracts the season’s most promising three-year-old fillies, many running first-up in the race kicking off their spring campaigns. Fillies in the Silver Shadow Stakes field will traditionally back-up in the Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) a fortnight later and recent winners of the double include Speak Fondly (2015), Samantha Miss (2008), Mnemosyne (2005) and Victory Vein (2002).

Silver Shadow Stakes winners and history -

2018 Silver Shadow Stakes winner Fiesta for trainer Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart.

The previous year, 2014, Bring Me The Maid ran third in the Golden Slipper Stakes to Mossfun before winning the Silver Shadow Stakes first-up in the spring. Silver Shadow Stakes nominations close the Monday before the race runs on the Saturday with the final field and barriers released on the Wednesday.

2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Field

The official Silver Shadow Stakes 2019 field and barriers for the Darley-sponsored race will be announced by Racing NSW on the Wednesday leading-up to Winx Stakes Day and published in full below.

The 2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Final Field originally attracted 10 three-year-old fillies but the early scratching of The Rosebud placegetter Lucicello – running in the Group 3 Up & Coming Stakes against the boys earlier in the day instead – leaves nine hopefuls.

Updated Silver Shadow Stakes Scratchings: Trainer Chris Waller has now withdrawn both #6 Lucicello (9) and stablemate #7 Catwalk (7) from the field. A third filly, the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained last start Canterbury winner #10 Mistress Mouse (6), is also officially out of the line-up>

Libertini is the favourite in Silver Shadow Stakes 2019 betting and is odds-on to make it three wins on the trot from a positive barrier two draw.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 1x1100x TENLEY James Cummings James McDonald 5 57kg 90
2 312x FLIT James Cummings Hugh Bowman 10 56kg 85
3 211x LIBERTINI Anthony Cummings Tommy Berry 2 55kg 79
4 183x VILLAMI Gerald Ryan Tim Clark 3 55kg 78
5 3×2 LET IT POUR Bjorn Baker Brenton Avdulla 4 55kg 74
6 8×3113 LUCICELLO Chris Waller Glyn Schofield 9 55kg 73
7 21x CATWALK Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 7 55kg 66
8 245×1 PRETTY BRAZEN Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 1 55kg 66
9 3×1 STEEL DIAMOND Rick Worthington Jason Collett 8 55kg 64
10 64×91 MISTRESS MOUSE Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Jay Ford 6 55kg 63

2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the 2019 Silver Shadow Stakes close on the Monday of race week with the list of potential runners in the three-years-old fillies’ feature to be published here.

Silver Shadow Stakes Betting

Silver Shadow Stakes odds are led each season by fillies proven in Group company that contested tougher races as two-year-olds last time in like the Golden Slipper Stakes.

Fillies with winning form in Sydney over similar distance feature highly in Silver Shadow Stakes betting tips, and any runners coming off an early season win boasting the fitness edge over resuming rivals are also kept safe in the markets. Favourites tend to have a strong record in the race over the past decade.

2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Odds

The season’s top Silver Shadow Stakes 2019 odds and betting market links will be available below once final acceptances are announced.

Silver Shadow Stakes Tips

Good Silver Shadow Stakes tips include looking for Golden Slipper graduates from the autumn, fillies with winning Sydney form in similar company and proven 1200m performers. Fillies heading towards the Flight Stakes, Group 1 performed youngsters and any fillies that are back against their own kind after a run against the colts & geldings make good Silver Shadow Stakes tips.

2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ exclusive Silver Shadow Stakes betting tips for 2019 will be detailed below listing the fillies to back and sack in the Group 2 feature this season so stay tuned.

  • Best Roughie:#5 Let It Pour ($12)

For punters happy to take on the favourite there’s value to be had in Silver Shadow Stakes tipping for 2019 and we’re backing an upset from Let It Pour. She’s drawn well in gate two and Bjorn Baker knows how to train a top filly. Value as she is still a maiden after two starts, but on debut she finished a close third in the Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) won by Anaheed who went on to take ou the Group 2 Percy Sykes Stakes during ‘The Championships’. She was then second first-up in the Listed The Rosebud (1100m) at Rosehill, which is looking like a strong form race.

Silver Shadow Stakes Form Guide

The Silver Shadow Stakes form guide features all the must-know information for punters including the saddlecloth numbers, jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up form of the runners in the race.

Looking at the form guide for fillies with proven ability at the track and distance and for those that either are resuming with a good first-up record, or graduates of the previous season’s Golden Slipper are important tips to take. The Silver Shadow Stakes form has also stacked up in later races for three-year-old fillies in recent season’s including the Flight Stakes run at the track the following month.

2019 Silver Shadow Stakes Form Guide

A link to our detailed Silver Shadow Stakes 2019 form guide will be provided for punters below the week of the race.

Silver Shadow Stakes Results

Silver Shadow Stakes results have been dominated by in-form fillies with proven Sydney form. Upsets are not uncommon however with the longest-priced winner in recent years being Thump ($41 in 2013). In 2012 and 2014 the odds-on favourites Nechita and Bring Me The Maid respectively saluted for the punters.

Other notable recent Silver Shadow Stakes winners include Speak Fondly (2015), Samantha Miss (2008), Gold Edition (2006) and Regimental Gal (2003).

Silver Shadow Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2019 Libertini Flit Let It Pour 1:07.93
2018 Fiesta Outback Barbie Futooh 1:09.1
2017 Formality Alizee Champagne Cuddles 1:08.8
2016 Omei Sword Baracella Quick Feet 1:09.6
2015 Speak Fondly Kimberley Star Lake Geneva 1:09.4
2014 Bring Me The Maid Memorial Clover Lane 1:12.3
2013 Thump Sweet Idea Montsegur 1:09.6
2012 Nechita Meidung Ichihara 1:09.7
2011 Pane In The Glass Florentina Streama 1:13.4
2010 Parables Solar Charged Chance Bye 1:09.9
2009 Deer Valley Melito Hurtle Myrtle 1:10.3
2008 Samantha Miss Glowlamp Love and Kisses 1:12.4
2007 Race not run
2006 Gold Edition Montmelo Heat Of The Fire 1:10.6
2005 Mnemosyne Fashions Afield Paulini 1:09.6
2004 Our Sweet Moss Wager Trezevant 1:10.7
2003 Regimental Gal Legally Bay Dorky 1:12.0
2002 Victory Vein Chantelaine Calaway Gal 1:09.9
2001 Ha Ha Hosannah Oomph 1:11.3
2000 Ateates Dynamic Love Unworldly 1:09.9